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Getting Involved at Columbia College

For additional information, please contact Sarah Naji at or (573) 875-7403. The organizations listed on this page are hosted on the traditional campus in Columbia, Missouri. If you attend one of our venues nationwide, you may contact your location to find out what organizations may be available.

Art Club

The purpose is to promote public interest in art and the wide varieties of creative forces that form the field, augment the formal training of the classroom and studio through information and ideas shared in a peer directed environment, enhance students' understanding and appreciation of the inherent interdependencies imposed upon the talents of the painter, graphic designer, photographer, potter, and others involved in the field, provide no less than two service-projects during the academic year, sponsor the annual Student Art Exhibition and to sponsor the annual Student Art Sale.

Black Student Coalition

The purpose of the Black Student Coalition is to create a safe space where conversations about black culture can be initiated through education and bring to light the social, economic, political, and educational pressures faced by black students at Columbia College and within the Columbia community. The BSC will also strive to cultivate a culture where blackness is appreciated and celebrated.
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Campus Activities Board (CAB)

Campus Activities Board (CAB) is a group of students dedicated to providing programs and activities to the student body of Columbia College. CAB brings entertainment to campus such as improv groups, hypnotists, comedians, trivia nights and other exciting social opportunities. This group works to ensure that these programs are high-quality, creative, and diverse.


Columbia College American Marketing Association

The purpose of the Columbia College American Marketing Association Collegiate Chapter of the American Marketing Association shall be:
• To foster scientific study and research in the field of marketing
• To foster an environment to develop leadership skills in the field of marketing
• To develop sound thinking in marketing theory and more exact knowledge and definition of marketing principles
• To improve the methods and techniques of marketing research
• To develop better public understanding and appreciation of marketing problems
• To activate classroom knowledge and theory into Experiential Learning
• To promote friendly relations between students, faculty, and the business community
• To encourage and uphold sound, honest practices, and to keep marketing operations on a high ethical plane
• To exercise marketing skills for service and social impact


Cougars on Pointe

The purpose of Cougars on Pointe Dance Team is to provide Columbia College students with opportunities to experience various styles of dance while increasing fitness, relieving stress, supporting CC sports teams, and most importantly having fun. 

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Psychology and Sociology Club

To make known and promote interest in the fields of psychology and sociology and also to sponsor activities and gatherings for students interested in psychology and sociology, for scholarly advancement in both fields and to help students connect with the community through service projects.

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Queers and Allies

To provide safety and confidentiality to students who are struggling who identity as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning; or those who are experiencing harassment because of their (actual or perceived) sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; or straight ally youth; to provide a sense of community and a space for LGBTQ+ and straight allies to build a social network where their identity is respected; building a community at school and lessen the isolation that LGBTQ+ students might otherwise experience; and to work on educating the broader school community about sexual orientation and gender identity issues. 


Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship

The purpose of Chi Alpha is to be a community of passionate Christian college students at Columbia College. We strive to dedicate ourselves to telling the campus about the love and life-changing power of Jesus Christ. We believe that reaching and making disciples will result in positive world change.

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Facebook: CC Chi Alpha


This group's purpose as an MSTA (Missouri State Teachers Association) chapter at Columbia College main campus is to promote professional ideals and purposes by establishing a group of like-minded students with the same basic goals to become professional educators, and to facilitate these goals by providing a structure through the MSTA organization with opportunities in personal and professional growth, community service, and leadership training.

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Columbia College Student Veterans

The mission of the CCSV is to organize student veterans and other students so they can have a positive impact on their fellow members, the college and the community. 

Facebook: CC Student Veterans
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Circle K

The purpose of Circle K is to provide support and assistance through volunteer efforts to organization/agencies in the Columbia community.

Computer Science Club

The Columbia College Computer Science Club exists primarily to further the cause of the Computer Science Department of Columbia College. It is dedicated to providing Columbia College students with opportunities whereby they can advance their knowledge of the different branches of computer and information sciences and get a hands-on experience with its various applications.

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Criminal Justice Student Association

The Purpose of this organization is to promote high standards among students actively engaged in collegiate preparation for professional services. To keep abreast the advances in scientific research and to elevate the ethical standards of the Criminal Justice professions. Also, to establish the benefits and the necessity of education and professional training.

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The purpose of the Cougar Corps Drumline is to provide spirit and energy to school events, to encourage involvement in the Columbia College music programs, to increase attendance at athletic events, to integrate with other student organizations to improve school spirit, to enhance alumni pride, and to become a catalyst for student involvement in school events.

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The Enactus Columbia College team mission is to apply student-led innovative thought, planning, and action to identified social problems.

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Forensic Science Club

FSC provides students the opportunity to network with fellow forensic science students at the college and complement their learning through guest speakers and field trips.  

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Honors Student Association

The Honors Student Association provides an affinity group for students in the Columbia College Honors Program, with social, academic, and service opportunities available.

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Human Services Club

The purpose of the Human Services Organization is to promote fellowship, serve the community, and expand the knowledge and understanding of social issues.

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International Club

International Club is open to all students. Members take an active role in helping international students transition to American customs as well as student life at Columbia College. This group promotes diversity, culture, respect and understanding through programming, social activities and service projects at Columbia College and in the larger community.

Facebook: Columbia College International Club
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Missio Dei

Missio Dei is a group committed to knowing Jesus Christ, and to the advancement of his gospel through discipleship on the Columbia College campus. Our vision is to create a community of Christ-centered students devoted to each other and to making much of God's glory by being utterly satisfied in him.

Facebook: CC Missio Dei
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Mock Trial

The mission of the Mock Trial Association is to promote leadership, develop critical thinking, and gain experience and understanding of courtroom proceedings. The Mock Trial team provides experiences in the field of law while competitively representing Columbia College in inter-collegiate competitions.

Facebook: Columbia College Mock Trial Association
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Model United Nations

The Model UN of Columbia College promotes a better understanding and an interest in the function and processes of the United Nations. Members of the Model UN role play the part of a UN member state at a United Nations simulation that includes teams from colleges and universities nationwide. Members study the political positions and views of their selected country in depth.

Facebook: CC Model United Nations
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Pre-Healthcare Professionals Club

The Pre-Healthcare Professionals Club will provide a forum for a community of like-minded individuals to discuss and expand knowledge of the healing arts and to prepare its members for careers in associated fields.


Red Cross Club

Guided by the fundamental principles of the American Red Cross and its mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors, the Columbia College Red Cross Club will learn, practice, and exemplify humanitarian values through mission-related service projects.

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Residence Hall Association

The Residence Hall Association (RHA) serves as the voice of students living in the residence halls, advocates for dining and hall facility improvements, and enhances the living experience of the residents.

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Science Club

The mission of Science Club is to enhance and expand the knowledge and understanding of scientific issues. It is open to all Columbia College students.

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Student Government Association

The elected students of the Columbia College Student Government Association (SGA) exist to organize students' voices and positive actions into a unified representation of the student body and to convey viable solutions, ideas, and concerns to the institution.

Facebook: Columbia College Student Government Association
Website: Student Government Association
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The purpose of Impact is to assist the TRiO Student Support Services staff in its efforts to enhance student retention and graduation and provide leadership opportunities for SSS participants. Impact is active in all aspects of SSS, including serving as peer advisors, and facilitating and supporting SSS activities, workshops, trips and cultural events.

Facebook: Columbia College Student Support Services
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Students for Life

Students for Life stands for life and advocates for the unborn as much as possible. In addition to advocating for the pro-life viewpoint, we will also be a bright light of joy, friendliness, and compassion to all around us, no matter their views on this issue. We  stand for the right to life, not with our words but with our caring actions.

Facebook: Columbia College Students for Life
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Tech Entrepreneurship

The purpose of Tech Entrepreneurship is to help Columbia College students plan and execute their business ideas that require technical knowledge.

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The Royal Ping Pong Club

The Royal Ping-Pong Club at Columbia College aims to bring together Columbia College students, staff, and faculty who are interested in playing, watching, or learning more about the amazing sport of Ping-Pong, with the goal of helping members develop their Ping-Pong skills, and improving members' relationships with one another, and with other members of the Columbia College community.

Facebook: The Royal Ping Pong Club at Columbia College
Website: Columbia College Royal Ping Pong Club
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Tuesday Night Live

Tuesday Night Live encourages all students, faculty and staff at Columbia College to participate in the art of acting and the experience of theater.

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